Richard J. Perez is a successful attorney with over 30 years of experience in defending those charged with murder, drug offenses, sex offenses, arson, theft, white collar crime, mortgage fraud, computer crimes, organizational crimes, domestic violence, and OVI/DUI and traffic crimes. Mr. Perez is a former assistant Lake County prosecutor, Willoughby prosecutor and Waite Hill prosecutor. His accomplishments include successfully litigating criminal felony and misdemeanor cases in State and Federal courts.
Mr. Perez has gained a reputation for obtaining dismissals and not guilty verdicts for his clients. His successes include preventing the government from using evidence that was illegally obtained in many cases. He also has negotiated favorable results for clients facing serious prison or jail time. In addition, Mr. Perez has also argued cases in the Ohio Supreme Court and both Federal and State Courts of Appeals, where he successfully has obtained favorable results for his clients.
Mr. Perez has handled over 1,000 OVI cases and has obtained not guilty verdicts, dismissals, or favorable results for many of his clients. Attorney Richard J. Perez has a well-trained paralegal staff and is also associated with many law associations.